Considering today’s difficult economic times, gainful employment, like money, does not grow on trees. Part of teaching children and teenagers about money involves raising awareness on ways they can earn some money: Allowance, babysitting, a family yard sale, or other part-time jobs. READ MORE
Walter the Vault teaches kids that money has value and is a medium of exchange for things one wants and needs. Distinguishing needs from wants is a critical component to financial education. READ MORE
How do we get children to learn without them knowing they are actually learning? Walter the Vault encourages children to become Money Masters by turning real-life situations into financial problems to solve. Next time while running errands with the kids, have them assist with the finances and paying. The goal is for children to then apply these lessons learned to their everyday lives. READ MORE
Money, money, and some more money! Why does it seem everything is about money? Spending and saving is something we all do or try to do in our daily lives. Isn’t it necessary for children to do the same, or at the very least to at least think about?
Meet Walter the Vault. Walter is a “Money Master” and a fun, animated character here to help. He teaches children the basics of financial literacy such as how to save reasonably, spend responsibly, invest wisely, give appropriately, and budget regularly. By following Walter the Vault, children can become Money Masters. READ MORE